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Skirt Bharati I
Skirt Bharati I
Skirt Bharati I
Skirt Bharati I
Skirt Bharati I

Skirt Bharati I


Bharati - dedicated to our talented weaver Bharati

This skirt is hand-spun and hand-woven by our team in Assam and sewn in a small women-led studio in Bangalore. The silk is called eri silk and cultivated by Assamese tribal communities South West of Guwahati. It is a wild silk and the moth leaves a hole in the cocoon as it has to be empty before it can be processed. Therefore it has a structure which is rather similar to linen. No chemicals or pesticides have been used during the process.
The skirt has a relaxed fit and closes with a fine zipper on the waist. The model wears size S.

      • 100% eri silk from Assam
      • windproof and very robust fabric, ideal for any season
      • naturally dyed with Cutch bark
      • farming: 45 days 
      • spinning: 2 days
      • dyeing: 1 day
      • weaving: 2 days 
      • finishing: 4,5 hours 
      • woven in Assam and sewn in Bangalore
Please note: This product is entirely made by hand. Therefore, irregularities in thickness of yarn are characteristic to the craft of handspinning. The fabric and the dye will change over time - the silk is becoming softer and the dyes lighter.  Please cold wash only with mild detergent and dry in the shade. Do not soak. For more information visit: Care